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Excitotoxins – is the Taste Worth the Risk?

Excitotoxins in a canExcitotoxins – Part 4 –

Is it worth it to ingest these excitotoxins?

Catch the beginning of this story here:

And hidden sources of MSG here:


Is it worth it to ingest these excitotoxins?


Now that you know, will you keep feeding processed food and diet drinks to your children?

Will you keep eating it yourself?

Remember if you eat any kind of packaged, processed food or eat out at restaurants, you will be eating MSG. That’s another reason that I advocate eating whole foods, meat, vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds and whole grains. Read the rest

Excitotoxins – Neurotransmitters in Over-Drive

Aspartame excites brain cells to death.Excitotoxins – Part 2 MSG, Aspartame dangers uncovered.

You will find part 1 here:

And hidden sources of MSG here:

Turns out the original assumption that glutamate supplied energy to the brain was almost right. But rather than supplying energy to the brain glutamate, aspartate and several other amino acids carry nerve messages from one nerve to another and are thus known as neurotransmitters. With proper regulation and in the right concentration and balance these amino acids function as vital transmitters of information that regulates bodily functions.

Some of Us Are More Susceptible to the Adverse Effects Read the rest

Artificial Sweeteners – Do You Really Want to Put These Chemicals in Your Body?

By request we’re taking a look at artificial sweeteners, their pros and cons. Then you can decide whether you really want to put these chemicals in your body.

Thought that you would be interested in a list of the FDA approved artificial sweeteners with their generic and trade names:

Saccharin (SugarTwin, Sweet’N Low)
Acesulfame potassium (Sunett, Sweet One)
Aspartame (Equal, NutraSweet)
Sucralose (Splenda)


Saccharin (SugarTwin, Sweet’N Low)

Saccharin has been around the longest and went through a period of intense controversy in 1977 because it caused bladder tumors in rats. Although the FDA proposed banning it from the … Read the rest